The Gender Lab Fellowship – Last day to apply 20 April 2017

Applications are now open for The Gender Lab Fellowship 2017-18. The fellowship aims to build leadership, employability and entrepreneurship skills among girls (20 to 25 years) through a multi layered ‘service learning’ model

This fellowship will include:
A learning track for fellows to build their personal skills, professional skills and domain-knowledge.
Each fellow training 750 school girls for a 6 month community service based leadership program.
A deep dive into their own gender stereotypes and blocks to their self-empowerment

Objectives of The Gender Lab Fellowship:
Take young women through a practical learning experience that will build their confidence and empathy along with making them socially aware and responsible
Equip women with the required leadership and entrepreneurial skills that will help them in their career
Empower young women by exploring the impact of gender bias and therefore breaking their own stereotypes.
Enable young women to develop a vision for themselves and work towards taking their own decisions and becoming independent.

Last date to apply : 20th April
Fellowship begins in Mid June (final date will be decided in May)
Selected fellows will receive a stipend of Rs.15000/- for 9 months ( July to March)

Apply Now

Volunteer for RKNagar accessible elections | Chennai

Disability Rights Alliance along with a couple of other disability associations is planning to conduct access audits / surveys of polling booths to figure out if the polling booths are fully accessible for persons with disabilities and if not what accessibility measures and standards are missing. A report of the audit will be presented to the Election Officer at the end of audit. Zonal Engineers from all wards would accompany us in this exercise.
We request the public, students and our well wishers to join us in the audit and support us in our efforts to realize  inclusive & accessible elections and thus exercise fair & inclusive democracy.
Date – March 27th 2017
Time – 8 a.m to 2 p.m
Location – Zonal Office of Corporation of Chennai, Zone 4, No.266, Thiruvottiyur High Rd, Old Washermanpet, Chennai – 21
Point of Contact – 9952038216

Volunteer for Wall Painting – EFI

Volunteering for Wall Painting is a great way to give back and get connected to your community at large. Mudichur Village needs volunteers to help with a wide range of tasks. What could be a better way than cleaning up the city’s walls and to add art work to beautify the space at the same time ?
Date – March 19th (Sunday)
Time – 7 a.m to 10 a.m
Location – Lucky Bazaar, Mudichur, West Tambaram.
Map Link –
Bus Stop Name – Lucky Bazaar
MTC Buses – 583 and 55 from West Tambaram
Contact – 9789477534

Teach For India Fellowship – Last date to apply 21 March

Teach for India is looking for the brightest minds and hearts in the country to apply for our two-year Fellowship program. 

The Fellowship is an opportunity to serve as full-time teacher leaders to children from low-income communities in India’s most under-resourced schools. After the two years, our Fellows become a part of the Teach For India Alumni movement where they work to drive systemic change and realise educational opportunity for all.

The Fellowship is a win-win; Fellows get an opportunity to develop leadership skills that will set them up for a career of their choice while they change children’s lives and build the nation.

Why should your students join the Teach for India movement?

They’ll play a big part in solving India’s ed crisis. The Fellowship enables Fellows to give children the opportunity to change their lives and deepen their understanding of what’s required to attain educational equity. They’ll develop into a strong, caring and effective leader. The Fellowship uses the classroom and community as a lab of leadership where Fellows practice vision, planning, execution and problem-solving, reflection and other key leadership skills. They’ll become a part of a growing network of change makers. The Fellowship will facilitate life-long partnerships and relationships with thousands of Alumni and partners who will support Fellows and deepen their impact as an Alumnus.

For more information and to apply for the fellowship, click here

CMGGA Fellowship Haryana – Last day to apply March 15

The Chief Minister of Haryana wants to recruit young dynamic professionals to engage with and support some key initiatives and government schemes in the State by providing innovative solutions in processes, implementation and governance.

Through this programme, the Associates will gain:

  • Work experience in economic and social development
  • Skill-sets to address challenges and implement solutions across agency boundaries
  • Access to experienced and senior decision-makers
  • Exposure to a broad network of development institutions and actors

Last date – 15th March
Stipend – 50k per month (Approx)
Food, Travel and accommodation will be provided.

For more information and to apply, Click here

Volunteer for Disability Survey – NREGA | Chennai

Equals Centre for Promotion of Social Justice is a Chennai based non- profit organisation.
We have been chosen to do a study report on the Socio Economic Impact of NREGA on persons with disability. Its a very short term project that was allotted to us only. We cordially invite you to volunteer for the survey.
The volunteers will gain from the training that have been planned before going into the field and also the experience of understanding the ground realities of persons with disability.
Date – March 18th to 26th
Time – 10 a.m to 2 p.m
Location – Areas in Kancheepuram
Contact – 9952038216

Volunteer for AID India State Sports Event | Chennai

Volunteer for AID India State Sports Event (20th Anniversary)
Date – March 19th 2017
Time – 9 a.m to 6 p.m
Location – Dr. M.G.R. Janaki College, Opposite to Sathya Studio, Near Adyar Bridge.
Roles – Assist in Running Carnival Games, Assist in Running Team – Building Activities, Participate along with Eureka School Students on a Quiz, Assist in Stage and Venue Coordination on the event day.

Run for Education- Round Table India | Chennai

Round Table India is organizing a Run for Education to raise funds for the Long Term Project – Freedom Through Education where they build 1 classroom per day, everyday. This year on 12th March 2017, they are organizing the Run at Chettinad Vidyasharam School, RA Puram, Adyar. Expecting over 1500 runners to participate and they need volunteers for assistance in managing the event.

Date – March 12th 2017
Time – 5 a.m to 8.30 a.m
Location – Chettinad Vidyasharam School, RA Puram, Adyar, Chennai.

Contact – Santhosh – 7200649668

Volunteer for CanKids | Chennai

Cankids…Kidscan organises 16th International Childhood Cancer Day Awareness (ICCD) program at the entrance of Exhibition Center Opp to Victory War Memorial – Marina Beach, Chennai.

We need Volunteers to accompany the Kids in Egmore and Adyar. Volunteer to spread smile.

Date – March 11th 2017
Time – 10 a.m to 1.30 p.m
Location – Egmore and Adyar (Exact Location to be updated)

We anticipate your valuable and memorable presence on the day.

Volunteer for Arista Foundation | Chennai

Volunteer for ‘Penniyam Pottruvom’ organized by Arista Welfare Trust on behalf of International Women’s Day. Arista – is a non government, non profitable organization started only to help and work for Differently Abled & the women.
We will present awards to encourage the women achievers from various fields & welfare activity to the needy on March 8th. We need Volunteers to assist the Guests, Participants, Managing the Event and many tasks ahead.
Date – March 8th 2017
Time – 6 p.m to 9 p.m
Location – PSB Hall, Near SBIOA School, Anna Nagar, Chennai.
Location Link ––Hall
Point Of Contact – Hitesh – 9952038216